Konami of Europe has announced that Castlevania: Curse of Darkness will now ship in Q1 2006. The game introduces players to an all new storyline and characters, focussing on Hector, a Devil Forgemaster, and former lieutenant of Dracula. Curse of Darkness is being overseen by series creator Koji Igarashi, and will take players on an epic journey through an expansive game world.

Look for more coverage of the game near to its release.